ABQ Museum Open Air Sculpture Garden

ABQ Museum Open Air Sculpture Garden
by Chris Lucas

Near the Explora! Ideas You Can Touch Science Center & across the street from Tiguex Park, The ABQ Museum's sculpture garden is amazing. You can get lost in the grandeur of the exhibits that act as sentries in front of the main entrance. Inside, the Slate At The Museum Cafe is a sweet place to relax for lunch. These are part of the ABQ Museum, & are not be part of the city arts program One Percent For Art.  Read More


Mural Fest '18: In the UrbanABQ East & West Neighborhoods

Mural Fest '18: In the UrbanABQ East & West Neighborhoods
by Chris Lucas

Welcome to Mural Fest 2018  Read More


MetroABQ Public Art: Uptown Metal Creatures at American Square

MetroABQ Public Art: Uptown Metal Creatures at American Square
by Chris Lucas

On the fast urban arterial of Menaul Blvd connecting Downtown with Uptown, & just east of the on-ramp bridges to The Big-I, there is a large shopping center with several parking acres in front, called American Square. In the middle of the square are creatures made of steel. They are worth a stop... Read More


MetroABQ Public Art: Near North Valley Roundabout

MetroABQ Public Art: Near North Valley Roundabout
by Chris Lucas

There is a very interesting on-the-way, quick-stop public art piece that sits in the middle of a roundabout on the edge of the North Valley, that is worth checking out. Indian School & Menaul Blvds are city-wide arterials that start at Tramway & parallel each other for over 10 miles before coming together at this public artwork roundabout east of Rio Grande Blvd.  Read More


Random Sampling of Public Art in the NE Heights: Washington Bridge

Random Sampling of Public Art in the NE Heights: Washington Bridge
by Chris Lucas

The Metro has an extensive public art collection, represented in all quadrants & in some out-of-the-way places. When I know I will have extra time in an area of the city, I check the city's Interactive Public Art Map & seek out interesting public art.
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Random Sampling of MetroABQ Public Art: Cherry Hills Library

Random Sampling of MetroABQ Public Art: Cherry Hills Library
by Chris Lucas

The Metro has an extensive public art collection, represented in all quadrants & in some out-of-the-way places. When I know I will have extra time in an area of the city, I check the city's Interactive Public Art Map & seek out interesting public art.   Read More


Random Sampling of Public Art: Solid Waste Dept Gorilla

Random Sampling of Public Art: Solid Waste Dept Gorilla
by Chris Lucas

"Armstrong," is an urban gorilla made from recycled tires & stands sentry in front of the MetroABQ Solid Waste Department on Edith Blvd. Created by artist Sarah Perry & entitled Route 66 Gorilla, Armstrong can be found just south of Comanche Blvd, almost straddling the border between the NE Heights & the North Valley.
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MetroABQ’s 1st Annual 508 Mural Fest — Part III — Other Murals

MetroABQ’s 1st Annual 508 Mural Fest — Part III — Other Murals
by Chris Lucas

6th St Alley MuralThe 1st Annual 508 Mural Fest produced some incredible wall art that will hopefully be around to gaze at for years…However, the nature of mural art is that it can be very ephemeral–temporary & then gone…Enjoy it while you can. Read More


MetroABQ’s 1st Annual 508 Mural Fest — Part II

MetroABQ’s 1st Annual 508 Mural Fest — Part II
by Chris Lucas

508 Mural Fest Central Arno Mural Read More